Leora Mallach was invited to join the Kenissa: Communities of Meaning Network, which connects individuals who are leading contemporary efforts to re-define Jewish life. The Kenissa Network identifies and convenes leaders of new organizations and communities and creates a capacity building network to help these emerging communities of meaning thrive. Communities of meaning are networks of individuals that are […]

The Boston Jewish Food Conference (BJFC) is an annual springtime event run by Beantown Jewish Gardens. In a multi-generational, pluralistic setting, it serves to educate and connect the greater Boston Jewish community around issues of sustainable food systems and what guides our food choices. Volunteer planning team members will hold the vision for the event and organize and […]

Ganei Beantown is building a network of Jewish educational community gardens, and our mission is to build community through experiential food and agriculture programming. As we’re always anxious to learn from others, this past July 27-30 I was lucky to attend the annual conference of the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) hosted in our northeast […]